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Thanksgiving Turkey Trot Guide 2018: San Diego County

SAN DIEGO COUNTY, CA – Indulge guilt-free in extra servings on Thanksgiving Day after participating in the new American tradition: The Turkey Trot!

These walks, races and runs come in all varieties, from the super challenging to the easy, flat-course and stroller-friendly, and abound throughout the San Diego region. Many benefit worthy causes, and turkey-day costumes are always a plus!

Below is our annual round-up of the best local events in the area.

BONITA:

NOV. 22: Annual San Diego South Bay Turkey Trot. A family favorite with three courses from which to choose.

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CARMEL VALLEY:

NOV. 22: Running Of The Turkeys 5K & 10K Trail Run. A “no-frills” fun run on wide dirt trails.

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CORONADO:

NOV. 22: Rady Children’s Hospital’s 5K Turkey Trot. Family-friendly 5K with strollers welcome!

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DEL MAR:

NOV. 22: Thanksgiving Fun Run, Puppy Race, Brunch 2018: Racetrack. Break from starting gate for one-mile loop around the dirt track, then enjoy free face painting, crafts and a Helen Woodward puppy race. And stay for brunch at the Turf Club!

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ENCINITAS:

NOV. 22: Thanksgiving Turkey Trot & Food Drive. Extremely popular with a gorgeous, ocean-view start to your holiday.

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FALLBROOK:

NOV. 22: Rotary Thanksgiving Day Turkey Trot 5K. Run, walk or just stroll this one … and support the Rotary fundraising efforts.

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4S RANCH:

NOV. 22: Thanksgiving ‘Thank You Run’ For Helen’s Closet. Community event to support those suffering from ALS.

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OCEANSIDE:

NOV. 22: Annual PMCU Turkey Trot 10K & 5K. “Be sure to bring the whole family, as there will be races for everyone.”

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SAN DIEGO:

NOV. 22: Thanksgiving ‘Run For The Hungry’ 10K & 5K. Proceeds benefit SD and North County food banks.

NOV. 22: Father Joe’s Villages Annual Thanksgiving Day 5K. In beautiful Balboa Park.

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SANTEE:

NOV. 22: Thanksgiving Waddle & Trot 5K Run/Walk. Around the lakes preserve. Proceeds benefit Santee Santas, Santee Lakes Foundation and Santee Food Bank

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If we missed your city’s or organization’s events, please email details and links to susan.schena@patch.com.

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PLANNING A ROAD TRIP THIS THANKSGIVING? LOOK HERE FOR OTHER TURKEY TROTS STATEWIDE:

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Original Article: https://patch.com/california/lajolla/thanksgiving-turkey-trot-guide-2018-san-diego-county